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I consistently get 45 mph at 72 mph straight highway driving. If I went down to about 60 mph I think it would get pretty close to 50 mpg , but I just can't drive that slow on a highway for long periods of time. The fuel economy on my car has been great .
 
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If you don't mind please include how you were driving and what things you were doing and what things you might have avoided doing in order to achieve this. Always curious what factors in with each situation. Might help someone else here weed out bad habits.
 

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Not hard to get 50mpg at only 33 miles into the reset, what you get after 330 miles is whats impressive.
Good point.

That's the tough part but at least in the process with you being conscious of what you are doing at all times it build in good habits since you can't be rushing to get that sort of range.
 

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^ I get 45 mpg (US units) on straight highway drives of at least 4 hours driving (about 300 miles long), driving with cruise control on and set at 70-72 mph. Driving in D mode, with econ button activated, cool weather sunny , low wind conditions, 89 octane fuel , (perhaps winter gas has already come to our area ), two adults in vehicle, HVAC set to auto.
 

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I can't wait to get these mpg. I do mostly city driving cuz of my school. got a trip to vegas next month so I'm dying to test the mpg then.
 

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I can't wait to get these mpg. I do mostly city driving cuz of my school. got a trip to vegas next month so I'm dying to test the mpg then.
When you do, if you can keep track of the various things you do with the vehicle that will impact your MPG rating, things like; radio on? AC/Heat on? driving habits, etc.

Some people I know keep a journal with them for tracking MPG's, might be too much work for some people here.
 

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When you do, if you can keep track of the various things you do with the vehicle that will impact your MPG rating, things like; radio on? AC/Heat on? driving habits, etc.

Some people I know keep a journal with them for tracking MPG's, might be too much work for some people here.
Yeah definitely, I'm not sure how accurate it would be bc I have 4 passengers. The weight and AC would be a determining factor in the final numbers. But I think that's good bc that's the purpose of why I purchased this car.
 

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I can easily get 43MPG on the back country road up to Des Moines at 60 MPH.
 

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:laugh:You must have your tire pressure set to 60psi to get that mileage, it's even giving you a warning! LOL
 

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I thought the over-inflating your tires to save on gas myth was debunked? Or 2017SportHatch's Civic is just that magical.
 

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It looks like the TPMS lights on?
 

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it should also depend on what the roads around you are like and if you happen to be going down a lot of hills in that 25 mile ride then that makes a big difference. Compare that to someone that drives up hills and always going on inclines and they'll experience worse. So variables like that are also important to note.
 

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I have a new record for this - and an open challenge to everybody: Drive at least 25 miles and post your best. I got 63 MPG for 25.8 (and on my way there, peaked at 65.7 for 22.9:
Way to set the bar ! Couldn't make it a nice and easy progressive challenge huh ? ;)

That's great though man, what are road conditions like in your area ? How are the elevation changes where you drive ? And please solve the tire pressure thing haha!
 

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Anybody know where theirs a gas station located on top of a mountain.I'm out of this challenge I have the 2.0lt.
 
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